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“Being Deeply Concerned with Agriculture”: The Spread of Champa Rice, and some surprises

Discussion of how to use different sources to teach the spread of Champa rice

Bram Hubbell
Bram Hubbell
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“Being Deeply Concerned with Agriculture”: The Spread of Champa Rice, and some surprises
From page 62 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description
From page 62 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description

Almost every AP World History teacher knows about Champa rice. There are even a surprising number of memes about its spread. Recently, I went down a rabbit hole about rice and learned that the history of Champa rice contains some surprises.

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